A three-minute video of MÖTLEY CRÜE singer Vince Neil leading the "Chicken Dance" at Cincinnati's Oktoberfest-Zinzinnati earlier today (Sept. 19) has been made available for download at this location or Mirror#1 (Windows Media, 7.9 MB).According to a posting at the Oktoberfest-Zinzinnati web site, the "Chicken Dance" is a dance song which "was composed by Werner Thomas in the 1970s in Davos, Switzerland, and was originally entitled 'Der Ententanz', which means 'The Duck Dance', but became known as the 'Vogeltanz', 'Chicken Dance', and also as 'Dance Little Bird'. There were many versions of this that became hit songs, but the song and dance have had the greatest longevity in the U.S., where it has become a popular German heritage song." Described as the nation's "most authentic Oktoberfest," Oktoberfest-Zinzinnati showcases the rich German heritage of Southwestern Ohio, as well as tasty samples of German-style music, food and beer. First held in 1976, the event has grown to be North America's largest Oktoberfest with over 500,000 people attending each year.
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